Moscow Accuses Ukraine of Bombing Oil Depot in Russia

The Kremlin, Russian state media, and local officials on Friday accused Ukrainian forces of conducting a helicopter strike on a fuel depot near the southern Russian city of Belgorod. Ukrainian officials could not confirm their military was responsible for the explosion at press time.

In this handout photo released by Russian Emergency Ministry Press Service on Friday, April 1, 2022, a view of the site of fire at an oil depot in Belgorod region, Russia. The governor of the Russian border region of Belgorod accused Ukraine of flying helicopter gunships into Russian territory and …

U.S. Warns China Not to Assist Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Russia and China on Monday both denied allegations by U.S. officials that Russia has asked China to provide military equipment to assist the invasion of Ukraine. The Biden administration issued public warnings to Beijing on Monday that it must not do anything to assist the Russian war effort or help Moscow evade international sanctions.

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about the situation in Kabul, Afghanistan from the East Room of the White House on August 26, 2021 in Washington, DC. At least 12 American service members were killed on Thursday by suicide bomb attacks near the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Photo …

Russia: It’s Too Late for Sanctions to Hurt Us

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday that Russia is not worried about U.S. and European sanctions as punishment for invading Ukraine, because Russia long ago gamed out every possible sanctions move and fortified its economy to withstand them.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin attends a joint press conference with Kazakhstan's President following their talks at the Kremlin in Moscow on February 10, 2022.